A sleep disorder, or somnipathy, is a medical disorder of the sleep patterns of a person or animal. Some sleep disorders are serious enough to interfere with normal physical, mental, social and emotional functioning. Polysomnography and actigraphy are tests commonly ordered for some sleep disorders.
Snoring/breathing difficulties while sleeping.Bedtimerefusal.Insomnia.Sleepwalking.Sleep terrors, nightmares or nighttime fears.Unusual sleep behaviors. Excessive daytime sleepiness.Bedwetting.
Treatments for sleep disorders generally can be grouped into four categories: Behavioral and psychotherapeutic treatment, Rehabilitation and management, Medication Other somatic treatment.
The 2005 GSS asked respondents aged 15 and over living in private households in the 10 provinces to complete a time use diary. Data were collected for over 19,500 respondents representing 26.1 million Canadians. The diary provides a detailed record of the time spent on all activities in which respondents participated on the diary day, including sleep time. Respondents were asked to record the time they fell asleep the evening of the diary day and the time at which they woke up the next morning